Seventy-nine garment factories in Kampong Speu and Kandal provinces and Phnom Penh have been affected by flooding, and at least 40 of them have temporarily suspended their operations, the Phnom Penh Post quoted the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training spokesman Heng Sour as saying.
According to Heng Sour, as of October 17, 62 factories in Phnom Penh, 13 in Kandal and four in Kampong Speu were affected by the floods. More than 30 factories are still operating normally.
Director of the labour department of Kampong Speu province Choek Borin said four factories in the locality had been submerged but their supply chains had not been affected and work was underway as usual.
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